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Manager, Financial Accounting & Advisory Services (FAAS) – Insurance Assurance

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Reference ID: TOR003A8

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The opportunity

As an Assurance Manager, you will be a professional member of our Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team. In Canada, our Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team consists of dedicated financial reporting and accounting advisory professionals in five locations across the country. We combine technical accounting skills in IFRS, Canadian and US GAAP, practical experience in financial reporting process as well as deep sector and regulatory knowledge.

Your key responsibilities

As an Assurance Manager, you will help finance leaders address the challenges and ongoing changes facing their business, and manage the resulting repercussions on the accounting and finance function. You will partner with them to achieve their potential in acquisitions, divestitures, optimization/restructuring or accounting standards policy implementation and convergence. In addition you will create innovative commercial insights for clients, and drive improvements in business processes.

Skills and attributes for success

• Plan, manage and participate in various engagements (researching application of accounting standards, review financial and governance processes, accounting framework transition, comparison of different company practices, develop and provide tailored training, and others).
• Prepare deliverables tailored to client needs.
• Supervise engagement teams including delegation and review work performed.
• Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback and coaching. Lead by example.
• Establish and maintain relationship with client management.
• Understand the client's industry and recognize key performance drivers, business trends, and new technical and industry developments.
• Stay informed of new economic developments and their impact on clients.
• Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team.
• Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery.
• Attend training programs to continually develop skills.
• Maintain cooperative relationships and foster mutual support with other EY service line teams.
• Prepare proposals and realize business development plans through a strong professional network

To qualify for the role you must have

• A degree in accounting and/or other appropriate academic major and a minimum of 5-7 years' relevant experience along with Canadian CPA designation
• Audit or business experience in financial statement close or the application of accounting standards
• Demonstrate mastery of key concepts and principles related to process improvements, project management and change management; show an ability to apply these consistently in engagement settings
• Impeccable client relationship skills
• A dedication to teamwork and leadership

Ideally, you'll also have

• The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment
What we look for
We're interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big businesses worldwide, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
• Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
• Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
• The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work and with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.


Posted: May 19, 2019
Closes: July 18, 2019